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. >> they are a critical player at this point, the five-star movement of beppe grillo. could he changes into- establishment position at some point? >> since the election last month, he has insulted bersani practically every day, and he continues to do that today. >> it requires on the road to damascus for him to change his mind. >> where does italy go from here? could we see new elections? >> nobody wants to see new elections. i think what will happen now is president of peloton a will do something similar to what we did in november 2011 when he appointed the current prime minister, mario monti, the former european commissioner. he may try to do something like that. he may look to people like the former premier, the current interior minister, or the former european commissioner to try to take -- put together a short- term government whose major responsibility will be to guard confidence for the international markets and in the meantime, the only item on the agenda will be to change the current electoral legislation. >> thank you so much for that update. the restrictions in cyprus on account access could re
captioned by the national captioning institute >> changes to the constitution raising concerns over the rule of law. >> japan marking the second anniversary the deadly tsunami that sparked a nuclear meltdown. >> the world's most lavish polling station. >> the year opinion and does not like what's going on in budapest. lawmakers have passed highly controversial changes to the constitution that critics say violate the. >> they say hungary is no longer a constitutional majority. >> the set of amendments passed through a vote of 265-11 passed since to the two-thirds conservative government. it further restricts freedom of the press and includes a controversial new social measures. the socialists boycotted the vote. for more, we go to budapest where stefan is standing by. why did the government feel the need to make these changes? >> they wanted to make the changes to ensure that the constitutional court can no longer intervene in their policies. the constitutional court overruled several measures including the limitations on churches, the media, and, for instance,
for those reports, at least for the time being. germany's governing coalition wants to change that. i of their draft laws passed, search engines would have to pay fees to publishers for using their reports. >> we want journalists and publishers to get paid enough for their work. the internet is really efficient, but the content that people search and save does not just right itself. >> the opposition says the draft law is too vague about what search engines would have to pay for. the draft law says search engines would not have to pay to show snippets of articles, but they would if they publish full articles. however, it does not say what a snippet is. the greens said opposition is also strong outside parliament. >> german journalists and the freelance journalist association are against your bill, and so are well-known constitutional law professors and basically every copyright expert in the country. >> many net experts in the government are also skeptical about the bill, but the government has the numbers in the bundestag, so the bill passed. it is however expected to meet resistance
blamed for insisting on the levee. they say they are open to changes. it includes a levy on deposits under 100,000 euro. the numbers we came up with are the base level. if there is any other way to achieve it, up to 100,000, we would not have the slightest problem. we would have to wait and see. >> given the angry reaction, there does appear to be rethinking going on behind the scenes. >> for more, we cross over live to cyprus to talk to nathan. it looks like the public backlash and international criticism are indeed forcing a rethink on this levy on bank deposits. how much room do they have? >> quite a bit of room as long as they can meet the magic number a 5.6 billion euros which would have been collected from the taxes they would levy on bank accounts. what they're trying to do now is making deeper -- the poor sav ers, accounts with less than 100,000 euros, not bear the brunt. they are trying to knock it down to 3%. they are shaking their heads saying there is absolutely no assurance lot they would get through the door in parliament. >> give us a feel for our normal people are rea
smartphones have no security features at all, and that is something companies in hanover would like to change. >> this smartphone is secure. it's providers say highly secure. this special card in crypts its communication using a code that no one has been able to crack so far. until now, two devices were always needed to protect speech and data, but this new level of security has a price. >> the whole solution costs to thousand 500 euros, including the telephone and microsd card. >> the i.t. security industry will never be short of work. it is a marathon race between cyber criminals and those who pursue them. the financial stakes are enormous. the german government is said to have reserved 10,000 of these >> the canals being close to large vessels. battle last year, almost 30,000 ships pass through it. three of the 400-year-old locks are out of order. >> there will be times when the canal has to shut down, and that will not change in the future. what we can do is look for ways of responding to the situation more quickly or of finding faster ways of getting the canal open when we do have to shu
progress. >> we want to change the life of kenya. our main goal is jobs, jobs, jobs. >> polls but the two neck-and- neck making a second round of voting likely. >> and now we go to our correspondent standing by at a polling station and joins us from nairobi. how concerned are people out kenyatta has been indicted for his alleged role in 2007? >> people perceive the charges are not correct . they are saying that they voted for him. they say that they're going to show that kenya has been an behind both of them. if we vote for them, the charges have to be dropped. >> there have been some reports of violence. tell us more about the mood on election day. >> it is still quite peaceful. they're trying to make it a successful day. they're referring to the violence last time of people who really wanted peace. assaad and man on the street painting on the side of the road. that is actually the mood. calls are still going on. the national election commissioner of the promised everyone in the polling station on the bonds tell now, 5:00 in nairobi, they will be able to cast their vote. >> what role doe
of the globe. water pollution is not helping the situation, either. nor is climate change -- certain regions are literally trying out. many countries are introducing desalination systems and drip irrigation, but these solutions are of little use to the world's poor, for home water scarcity is becoming an increasingly pressing problem. >> the united nations says access to clean drinking water is a human right. but that right is not insured everywhere, especially in countries where water is a scarce resource. >> you would think that countries such as germany with abundant amounts of water would have no problems, but they do when accessibility becomes a business. >> the berlin water table citizens group is rehearsing a song they have adapted to protest against private water companies. they have come up with a reworked version of the popular 1920's tune "veronica spring has come." in a thinly veiled stand at the french water company they want to sound out of berlin. >> there are still private companies involved in our water supply operations here, and we have changed the song "veronica spring ha
in a rebel crew. they accused him of bringing about little positive change while in office. the majority of the central african republic still lives entire property despite vast natural resources that include diamonds, gold, and uranium. south africa has confirmed that at least 13 of its soldiers were killed in the weekends fighting. they were stationed alongside french groups as peacekeepers in the country. for decades, lyrical instability have ruled the central african republic. this is just the latest in a long line of foods -- ocf coups. >> short break, back in a minute. >> her mother is hiv positive. he was infected at birth. she probably will not live until the age of i've. -- of the 5. the german aids foundation is supporting the project. get a baby a future. make a donation. to save a life. >> thank you for saying -- you staying with us. >> welcome back. >> those opposition leaders welcomed the announcement, but it remains very divided. -- he does intend to address the summit. >> meanwhile, syrian activists are trying to mobilize german support for their efforts to oust the assad
to talk to their own family or to other people about their bodies or changes or whatever, that generation know is there to do that for them and to have that conversation starter. and i'm asking all of us girls to come together to be the first generation committed to learning more about our health. >> u by kotex created generation know to empower girls to learn about their bodies. >> so thinking about how we talk about our bodies is connected to how we value our bodies. >> workshops like these are being held all across america. >> more than half of girls in society get their information from friends, from tv. most of the stuff is just kind of like word of mouth. >> and all too often, that information is misinformation. many of the stories that are passed on from girl to girl just aren't true. they're actually myths. >> so part of this workshop is to actually bust some of these myths and be like, "okay, these are some of the things you all are hearing. are they true? are they false?" >> generation know was informational and very helpful towards knowing stuff that other people might not know
them to change the world. >> i help the senior citizens locally through a charity. >> i'm an adviser for prep for prep on saturdays, which is this program that helps low-income kids get into independent schools. >> i'm going to nicaragua to build for a community. >> i definitely want to start a charity for people and children in the world who don't have everything that we have, but i don't really know how to. >> we often report on service projects kids are doing. that's how we found out about y.s.a. it helps great ideas find support and funding. according to y.s.a., there are four ways kids can change the world. >> the first is through awareness, where they raise awareness about big issues. second thing is service, where they intervene. they provide their time and their talents to a big problem. third is through advocacy, where they might do letters to the editors, have their voices heard. and then finally, philanthropy, 'cause sometimes it just takes money to solve a problem. >> which means that even simple fundraising events like car washes and bake sales can play a big role. >> [
-mind pope, how much can he actually change? >> according to the doctorate papal infall built, he can change anything. in reality, catholic, christian, and orthodox views of christianity, the theology is built on tradition and on scripture so any pope cannot simply come in and sweep aside centuries of tradition and i don't think that any of the cardinals who is presently in the sistine chapel is likely to do that. >> thank you for the insight. to other news. the european union and the u.s. are speaking out against hungary's moves to overhaul the execution, saying it puts too much unchecked power in government hands. >> germany is also critical of the amendments have -- after a meeting this morning with the hungarian president, chancellor merkel also expressed concerns to limit the constitutional court in budapest. israel's plt perez is calling on the arab league to intervene in the syrian conflict. >> he made the call in a speech to the european parliament. he says the world can't afford to stand by while syrians are being massacred. he's confineding up an eight-day tour of european institut
change. they want to see a new kind of pope. they want to see a new kind of church. he has begun to win people over with his humble style, another of the things that he has been doing today. he stopped off at the guest house where he was staying before the conclave to pay his bill. he said he wanted to set an example for bishops everywhere to pay their bills and look after their financial affairs. that is the kind of man he is. the crowds were excited and really enthusiastic when they saw francis for the first time last night. he came out with that simple gesture, not raising his hands in a sign of authority. but just holding up one hand, waving to the crowds. greeting the crowd with a simple good evening and joining with them in a simple prayer. that is the kind of man that he is. and i think that has really gone down very well with people here in rome. >> and we understand the new pope, he has been reaching out and making phone calls. we understand that he has been in touch with the retired pope. >> yes. that is right. we are told he telephoned his predecessor last night and we expect
to form a coalition with the left of center parties that won the election. >> our position has not changed. we expressed it with absolute clarity to the president. we were and still are available to support a coalition government with the democratic party. >> so far, however, democratic party leader pierre louis g. bersani has ruled the part -- that option out -- pier luigi bersani has ruled that option our. they are repelled by the series of scandals surrounding the former prime minister. a day earlier, bersani told president napolitano that he was unable to form a governing coalition. >> i described also the difficulties arising from preclusion or from the conditions imposed that were unacceptable. >> bersani's alliance won a majority in the lower house of parliament but does not have enough votes in the senate to be able to govern. if the parties cannot form a government, president napolitano could try to appoint an independent figure to forge a coalition. if that fails, italians could face new elections. >> the united nations is giving united nations peacekeepers a mandate to fight reb
's death offered the chance for change in venezuela and of the help of his government. >> the country plays a very important role in latin america. democracy and freedom are the right way to unlock venezuelas full potential. >> for now, venezuela is in seven days of official mourning. the state funeral for hugo chavez on friday is expected to be an event of epic proportions. >> live to our correspondent in caracas. can you give us a sense of the mood there after the death of hugo chavez? >> as you clearly said, there is an outpouring of supporters on all the streets. the procession is going slowly because so many people have attended. there is a lot of heartfelt grief, as you can see from his supporters. we are just waiting throughout the day until he reaches the military academy. >> hours before his death, there were some strange comments by the vice president about enemies of the nation being behind it. what did he mean there? >> a few years ago, the body of simon bolivar was exhumed to detail that he was murdered, when history showed that he died a natural death. he made comments about t
petitioning him to change the name of the shuttle to enterprise, and president ford agreed, and so the shuttle was named enterprise. >> the pavilion is filled with lots of interesting things to see, and there's more to come. the intrepid museum is raising money to create an even more spectacular exhibit... >> and we hope inspire future generations of astronauts and engineers and scientists. >> no doubt about it. this is one piece of american history that's truly out of this world. for "tkn," i'm brandon. beam me up, scotty. >> the future is being invented by the teens of today. alexa reports on the winners of a major nationwide competition. this report is brought to you by toshiba. >> they came from all across the united states and canada with ideas ranging from new ways to treat cancer to shoulder pads that cool overheated football players. these kids took top honors at exploravision. it's a science competition sponsored by toshiba in partnership with the national science teachers association. >> when we started 20 years ago, we said, maybe this is something that kids can do that will engage
, tackling corruption and addressing economic inequalities. >> the change in leadership in china's communist party takes place once every 10 years. president hu jintao will also step down. >> for the last time, the chinese president opened a session of the national peepers -- peoples conference. xi jinping is set to take over as president. it is also outgoing leader wen jiabao's last conference. >> this year's economic growth target of around 7.5% is necessary and appropriate, and we need to work hard to achieve it. >> sustaining strong growth of the last decade is becoming harder for china. beijing need to pay for its ambitious projects, which range from better environmental protection and fighting poverty to upgrading the armed forces. military spending is set to rise by 11%, to the equivalent of 90 billion euros. >> we should accelerate the modernization of the armed forces to strengthen china's defense and resolutely opposed china's sovereignty, security, and territorial integrity and ensure its peaceful development. >> economic growth and a strong military are the main pillars upon whic
. for the past 20 years, melissa roth has traveled the world, documented how war changes the lives of women. she arrives when the fighting is over and most other journalists have moved on. there's no blood and no guns -- just a silent record of suffering. >> i see these women as survivors. i do not see any of them as victims, but they have to live their entire lives and future lives of their children and grandchildren with the backdrop of war. >> some more active in war themselves. martina anderson was a convicted ira bomber. now she is working for peace. all the women are named. marissa knows each one's story, but it is only now that she has begun to process the pain. >> it just hit me like a ton of bricks. i thought i was having a heart attack one day, and i realized it was all this emotion. it was like backing up, i almost could not breathe. finally, i've been crying. >> widow, raped, scarred by war, and yet, determined not to give up. she says all these women are heroes. at the end of the exhibition, she serves -- shows laughter and young women, the next generation hoping for a better future
as a peaceful protest. thousands of to the streets, not demanding regime change but political reform -- thousands took to the streets. the assad government reacted with brute force. demonstrators were killed, jailed, and tortured. that galvanized the opposition, and they took up arms. the battle lines are now clearly drawn -- troops loyal to assad on one side. on the other, the free syrian army anti hottest militias who are growing rapidly in strength. >> both sides are fighting for their survival. they will throw everything in this to win, or at least not to lose. both sides still get support from outside the country, so they have access to resources and can carry on fighting. >> the rebels are strongest in the west. they have brought large areas under their control. fighting is still raging in aleppo and homs. the situation is approaching stalemate -- neither side appears able to outgun the other, but that could change if western nations were to meet the demands of the syrian opposition leader. he wants them to supply heavy weapons to the rebels, but there are fears that could make
months. >> a bit of change of pace now. at their summit in south africa, leaders from the brics group of nations had been hoping to expand their imprint on the world stage with a much- anticipated new development bank, but brazil, russia, india, china, and south africa only agreed in principle to create a joint letter. >> the idea is to create an institution that would rival the world bank. delegates were at odds over the scope of such a structure and agreed that more talks were necessary. >> together, the brics nations account for a quarter of the world's economic output, and they want their political influence to mirror that. since last year, they've been exploring the idea of setting up their own development bank, an institution they hope to shake of the global order. it should provide a counterbalance to the world bank, which they say is dominated by western nations and does little to tackle under development. there is agreement in principle to set up the bank, but leaders still disagree on how it will be funded and how it will be run the meeting also focused on increasing stronge
the seniors had to evacuate. he says changes in their nursing care and living environment had adversely affected the evacuees' health. >> many people have reported medical problems since the fukushima daiichi medical disaster began. here's another problem. a nursery school reports a sharp increase on children with flatfoot and blames the restriction on outdoor play. they examined about 60 children aged between 3 and 5 last april a year after the meltdown at the fukushima daiichi nuclear plant. it says 43% had developed flat feet triple the original number. it affects the foot's capacity to absorb impact. outdoor activity was restricted ever a the crisis began. many schools and nurseries keep the restrictions over persistent concerns over radiation. this nursery school says it allows children to play within its outdoor playground now that the whole compound has been decontaminated but children are banned from walking outside the compound because the de-con nomination is not complete. this professor says the sharp fall in outdoor activities has damaged the children's feet. >> translator:
to help change students' attitudes. at this camp, i hope that students will become physically stronger and better able to persevere and learn to overcome hardship and adversity. are your meanwhile, some schools are adopting methods that encourage students to regulate their own behavior. last year this middle school started a system that let students make their own rules. about 40 people, a representative from each class are discussing changing rules. they deal with behavior and language during class. >> translator: we created these rules, so we feel bad if we don't follow them. this motivates us to stick to them. ive think the rules are a good thing. >> translator: during this transition, i trust in the students, and their ability to regulate themselves. i want to wait patiently and see what happens. >> reporter: students and tea teachers are still ironing out problem does this approach. but they're all hoping it will create mutual respect and a better learning environment. nhk world, seoul >>> a special auction is and at this time anticipated in london. this egg measures 30 sent meter
decisions. we will see in the next weeks and months if he starts changing people in senior positions in the vatican. >> pokes tend to contrast greatly with their predecessors. is it possible -- pokepes tend - popes tend to contrast greatly with their predecessors. is it possible already to tell how different he will be from his predecessor? >> pope benedict's great contribution was that he set up the intellectual framework for the necessary reform of the church. he wrote what i think will be a seminal work that will be read for many years, at least by theologians within the church, on the life of jesus christ here that's getting back to the roots did secondly, he wrote his general letters -- on the life of jesus christ. that is getting back to the roots. secondly, he wrote his general letters -- his first one on love. benedict was viewed by many people as being very conservative and rigid. he does not talk about what you should not do. he talks about the positive effects of love, hope, and faith. he set up the framework. i think that pope francis is going to probably try to give subs
person says the raid jags levels have not changed. nuclear regulators say they'll allow two power reactors in western japan to continue operation until september. new safety guidelines will be introduced in july. >>> the number three and four reactors ohi plant have been the oim two on line since last august. they cleared the government's earthquake safety test introduced after the march 2011 earthquake and tsunami. legally, the utility can operate the reactors until the next regular inspection in september. attention is focused on whether the new safety guidelines will be applied to the reactors in july. chairman said after the planned regular inspections the two operating reactors will be checked to see if they meet the new safety requirements >>> the parliament of cyprus has rejeked a bill to bail out the nation's financial sector. lawmakers refused to approve a levie levy -- the european union and other creditors asked cyprus to impose a bank deposit tax of up to 9.9%. in return the country would receive a bailout worth $10 billion or worth $13 billion. the cypriot issued -- t
. >> while george w. bush was president, the government changed some of the laws that protected the nation's drinking water. >> ♪ so it all goes back to 2005 ♪ ♪ bush said gas drillers didn't have to comply ♪ ♪ with the safe drinking water act ♪ ♪ before too long it was "frack, baby frack" ♪ ♪ until the break of dawn >> with fracking that's not properly regulated comes another threat -- the release of toxic gas into the air. >> so, on top of the drinking water being contaminated and undrinkable, the air is also posing a serious health problem, as well. >> alex is from the environmental working group. they want to prevent pollution. rachel works for a company that represents the gas industry. they want to help america benefit from an important source of fuel. both sides probably agree on one thing... >> ♪ now, it's not that drillers should never be fracking ♪ ♪ but the current regulation is severely lacking ♪ ♪ reduce the toxins, contain the gas and wastewater ♪ ♪ and the people won't get sick ♪ ♪ and the planet won't get hotter, hotter, hotter ♪ >> it'
and what he calls mercantilism -- this will not change. i think it will be emphasized, and it will happen probably in the context of europe, which right now gives him a great opportunity to project the message. >> big hopes, big expectations he will be able to reform the vatican hierarchy and finally get a grip on the sex scandals within the church. how reasonable are these expectations? >> not very reasonable. i think the problem is very ingrained. a lot of power, akeley vatican bank, which has an extreme amount of power, and the question is what kind of political muscle he has. at this point, we know he is incredibly efficient in matters of pr. the campaign is rolling in from our very eyes, and you could think about how differently would think about the vatican from last week to this week, but it is not clear yet that he has the political muscle to really affect or reform as is needed. >> the church has been engaged in a dialogue with other faiths, judaism and islam. will he continue the approach of his predecessors? >> i think he will deepen this trend, and a thing -- i think it is som
. washington changed its middle east chad agee following the attacks of september 11. americans were more focused on the war on terror. peace with the palestinians took a back seat. but in 2002, president george de b. bush outlined a two-state solution when he presented what was called the road map. again, the three-that peace plan failed to stop the spiraling violence. on a visit to egypt in 2009, a newly elected president obama but washington's traditional relations with israel to the test when he sought to mend ties with the islamic world. >> i have come here to cairo to seek a new beginning between the united states and muslims around the world. >> but obama failed to meet expectations in the islamic world, and many criticized what they called half-hearted efforts to achieve peace between israel and palestinians. in the wake of the arab spring, tensions are simmering all over the middle east. for the americans, the israeli- palestinian conflict is just one of many. >> president obama is now in his second term, and this is his first official visit to israel, so what took him so long? i
's adriatic coast. their style of fishing has hardly changed for a century. >> there are fewer and fewer of us. we are a dying breed. nowadays, everyone is switching to 50-meter boats. >> there's a lot of manual labor involved in their work, something increasingly rare in europe. when croatia joins the eu, such traditional working methods are likely to be phased out. in the historic center, investors are pouring money into tourism infrastructure, but even though the easter holiday has begun, only a few visitors are here right now, and they are far outnumbered by the locals. the tables at many of the restaurants are empty. this owner says croatia with its potential for tourism at off- peak times, even though it has had eight years to get in shape for the eu market. >> dubrovnik needs better management. we need experts in tourism. we need better people who work professionally and can help find ways to solve this problem professionally. >> some locals say croatia's politicians have no idea about boosting tourism. shortly before easter, this is what the country's most popular tourist destination l
, a former communist area in central europe. this is the changing of the guard at prague castle. according to the guinness book of records, it's the biggest castle in the world. begun around 900 c.e., prague castle is a hodgepodge of buildings erected over the centuries. here's where prince wenceslas lived. yes, he's the same good king wenceslas we sing about during christmas. >> ♪ good king wenceslas looked out on the feast of stephen ♪ >> prague's glory days were during the reign of charles iv. in the 1300s, charles made the city part of the holy roman empire. he also established charles university, the first university in central europe. prague still attracts students from all over. >> it's my favorite city that i've been to in the world. and i love the architecture. i love the culture. i love how efficient public transportation is. >> he's right. getting around prague is easy. from trains to trams to horse-drawn carriages and river boats for sightseers. but most of all, it's a city for walking. there's so much to see and hear. [ small ensemble plays ] and you had better plan on exe
'll be really good. >> as you can see, for these kids, chess if far more than just a game. it can be a life-changing game plan, and that's a smart move. >> if you wear earbuds or headphones walking to school, you could be walking into trouble. wearing a headset increases your chances of getting hurt. you may not hear the warning sounds of approaching danger, like a car. in fact, accidents with people listening to their mp3 players have tripled in recent years. so, here's some sound advice -- keep the volume low enough to still be aware of what's going on around you. i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america... and to the republic for which it stands... one nation, under god... indivisible, with liberty... and justice for all. our disabled veterans pledged to sacrifice life and limb to ensure our way of life. now, they deserve our support. find out how you can help disabled veterans in your community. visit um]um] ♪[tum] ♪[tum] ♪[tum] ♪[tum] ♪[tum] ♪[tum] [phone ring,] car brakes hard [phone ring] [car crash] glass shatters [sirens] this video was submitted
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